US exports of aluminium scrap, copper scrap to China slide in 2018

The United States' aluminium and copper scrap export volumes to China (including Hong Kong) tumbled in 2018, hitting 14-year and 18-year lows respectively.

Abrupt changes in trade policies between the US and China - including China's aggressive restrictions on contaminants in scrap metal imports, a 25% tariff on aluminium scrap shipments from the US...

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Bradley MacAulay

March 12, 2019

21:44 GMT

Pittsburgh